Field Study School Excursions - Sydney - Earth & Environmental Science
Description of photo hereYear 12 Earth & Environment
Modules 5 to 8


Long Reef Rock Platform & Collaroy Beach, Collaroy 

Excursion Synopsis
Students examine fossils and their modern equivalents, including a fossil search at the base of Long Reef Headland and a rock platform animal capture to identify and discuss animal adaptations, linking to ancestral past. 

At Collaroy beach students examine global and local geomorphic hazards, weather patterns (such as east-coast lows) and climate change impacts on coastal areas, with real life scenearios and historical storm damage a key focus of the day. Sand mining as a resource, the implications of its unsustainable acquisition is presented as a case study. 

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